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Ways of emphasizing that something is not true or likely



used when you think it is obvious that something is not true, not possible, not surprising etc



used for showing that something is certainly not true or possible



used when correcting what someone has said or thinks, or what you yourself have said

anything but

used for emphasizing that a particular word does not describe someone or something, because the opposite is true about them

neither...nor (...nor)

used for showing that something is not true of two or more people, things, actions, qualities, or ideas

no such thing

used for emphasizing that something does not exist or did not happen

not think for a minute/moment (that)

used for saying that someone should not believe something

in no/not in any way, shape, or form

used for emphasizing that something is not true or possible

nothing could be further from the truth

used for emphasizing that something is not true at all


adverb, determiner

used for saying that a statement someone has made is not true

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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the amount of money that a business makes or loses

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to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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